Michael and Ruby started their best day ever with an intimate and meaningful Chinese tea ceremony.
All the bridesmaids gathered around the bride to admire the hair and make-up artist’s work. Ruby looked beautiful and her red and gold cheongsam with crystal and pearl bridal accessories. The groom was being helped into his regal outfit by his side of the bridal party.
It was time for the wedding door crashing games and Ruby’s bridesmaids had been prepping for this fun part of the wedding for weeks. Michael was allowed to greet his gorgeous bride so the formal tea ceremony could begin.
Then it was time to get ready for the Western wedding ceremony. Michael showed his fashion style with a bow tie made from blue velvet with rhinestones. It was a statement tie and made his outfit extra special and we’ve never seen anything like it. Ruby was wearing an elegant strapless white gown and carried a feminine bouquet of soft pink and white roses. Together they looked just perfect.
We planned the first look and photoshoot at the lovely Glendon College in Toronto. Michael was emotional as he caught the first glimpse of Ruby in her Western bridal attire. That quaint little pagoda with the circular front was wonderful for couple photos. After giving the couple some private moments together, the bridal party jumped in and we took a collection of incredible images around the gardens.
The ceremony and reception at Auberge Du Pommier and every chinese wedding photographer and videographer know it’s a gorgeous location and the food, French traditional with some American influence, is outstanding. Wedding guests who are foodies delight at finding out the wedding venue is Auberge Du Pommier.
But first, the ceremony. It was held in a little courtyard, which gave it an intimate country-style feeling. The mood of the ceremony matched the weather – bright, warm and sunny. All the guests were thrilled to witness the beautiful union between Michael and Ruby.
The couple and guests dined in a room decorated with long tables, sweet honey wedding favors and chalkboard signage. We love how the speeches and cake cutting happened against a huge wall of wine bottles, the finest bottles of French wine of course and few were opened that night. The wedding cake was a stunning creation of three tiers, each with a different design in peach and white tones. After they cut the cake, Michael and Ruby hit the dance floor to perform their first dance. Everyone had a fabulous evening celebrating the love story of these two special people who had found each other in this big wild world.
If you plan on getting married in Toronto or the greater area, this Toronto wedding photographer and videographer team would love to hear from you. The wedding season is set to be busy so let’s talk soon and put together a wedding photography and videography package you will treasure for years to come.